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Editor's Note :

On Monday at 9:30 a.m. we expect the Court to issue orders from the October 31 Conference; we do not expect the Justices to issue any decisions on the merits.
Our list of "Petitions to watch for that Conference is here.

US v. Clintwood Elkhorn Mining Company

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
07-308 Fed. Cir. Mar 24, 2008
Apr 15, 2008 TBD Roberts OT 2007

Disclosure: Akin Gump represented the respondents in this case.

Issue: Whether a coal company that did not meet the Tucker Act statute of limitations may seek a tax refund (with interest) directly under the Export Clause of the Constitution.

Judgment: Reversed, in an opinion by Chief Justice John Roberts on April 15, 2008.

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